Is it safe to have lipo and BBL procedure on same day as travel?

I will be traveling for 6 hours. First leg of journey is 3 hours, with an hour layover and then another 3 to the DR. is it safe to have a BBL and lipo that same day?

Doctor Answers (2)

Surgery and travel on same day?

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Absolutely not! You should not travel 6 hours on the day of sugery. There are many risks involved.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Surgery and travel

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I would caution against travel the day of a procedure. Specifically, liposuction is associated with a risk of blood clots. Traveling after a liposuction procedure the day of is dangerous. I have out of town patients stick around the area for a long weekend or week depending on the surgery and highly discourage flying within the first week.

David Shifrin, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 50 reviews

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